Turning Trash into Treasure
Corporate Disposal into Social Renewal

Donation of 200 laptops helps Calgary’s Syrian refugees

In June 2016, CFCC prepared 230 Siemens Canada’s decommissioned laptops for a donation in support of Calgary’s newest residents. CFCC volunteers, Siemens employees and Syrian families volunteered at a workshop to complete the refurbishment of the computers, which were distributed by the Centre for Newcomers and Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association. The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, P.C.,

CFCC supports Canadian students with laptops

In November 2015, Corporations for Community Connections (CFCC) in partnership with Siemens Canada, a leading Canadian technology company, provided 140 refurbished laptops to the Halton District School Board. All donated laptops were prepared and tested during CFCC workshop, primarily staffed by Siemens volunteers at the end of November 2015. This initiative was a result of

CFCC Hits Landmark 1000th Laptop

  Corporations for Community Connections, Inc. (CFCC) – a registered charity whose purpose is to refurbish decommissioned corporate computers for donation – have worked to “turn trash into treasure” by refurbishing nearly 1,000 computers.  These donations from Siemens Canada Limited, Atos, and Xerox Canada, have benefited 28 charitable organizations, serving over 7,000 people across Canada. Inspired

Siemens Canada Limited Donates Laptops Refurbished by CFCC

In August 2014, Siemens Canada Limited has donated nearly 300 laptops to Corporations for Community Connections for refurbishment. The laptops were refurbished by CFCC’s and Siemens’ volunteers during the two-day long workshops. All laptops gained their second life to be further donated to The Salvation Army in three different communities, Montreal, QC, Tillsonburg, ON, and

CFCC becomes a Not-For-Profit Corporation

May 30, 2014 – Corporations For Community Connections, Inc. is now incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, for the purpose of gifting technology and educational resources to qualified donees as defined in subsection 149.1(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada).

A new and better kind of recycling

The vision of one person guided others to try something new A wonderful partnership has developed between HARRRP and Siemens Canada Limited. As part of the Siemens Canada Caring Hands platform, Siemens has developed a project that puts 3 year young very good quality laptop computers into the hands of Hamilton residents struggling on low